Spanish idioms (modismos)

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All over'They were seen all over.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
From far away'They come from far away.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
To be right'She's not right.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'

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